Authorities are investigating a Friday morning shooting on Clayton Street that left a man in critical condition, according to a Baton Rouge Police Department news release.

The shooting occurred around 2:30 a.m. in front of 5340 Clayton St., the release says.

Officers responded to the address after getting a report that a man had been shot.

When they arrived, they found the victim who had been shot in front of the home, the release says.

The victim, whose name was not released, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, the release says.

The shooting is under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (225) 389-4869 or Crimestoppers at (225) 344-STOP.